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5 important things happening in South Africa today

eThekwini’s solid waste department racks up millions of rands in overtime; City of Joburg threatens to shut down Sandton City; students at UCT disrupt lectures and threaten further action; and Rama...

February 17, 2022
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South Africa should look at Chinese-model on jobs: Ramaphosa

While the state has a clear role to play in job creation, it is ultimately the private sector that creates the most jobs, says president Cyril Ramaphosa.

February 16, 2022
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Plan to turn taxi ranks into mini-CBDs in South Africa

The Gauteng provincial government will hold hearings this week to discuss the Gauteng Township Economy Development Bill, which includes proposals to turn townships into key business hubs.

February 16, 2022
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South Africa’s beer association has a message for the finance minister

Ahead of his inaugural Budget Speech next week, 23 February 2022, the Beer Association of South Africa calls on finance minister Enoch Godongwana to ensure the future sustainability and profitabili...

February 16, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Gautrain says it will head to court over Tshwane cut-offs; new draft electricity pricing policy shows what post-Eskom payments could look like; the State Capture Commission wants the NPA to charge ...

February 16, 2022
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business

SPAR’s alcohol sales jump 56% after South Africa lifted Covid ban

South African grocer Spar Group Ltd. benefited from the end of curbs on the retail sales of alcohol, with trade at its nationwide TOPS liquor stores surging 56% in the 18 weeks through the end of J...

February 15, 2022
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business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Political parties propose a no-confidence vote against Ramaphosa and his cabinet; labour department says its clampdown on foreign-owned companies is not over; Scopa to deliberate on Ramaphosa’s res...

February 15, 2022
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business

How South Africa’s new visa could work

South Africa is considering the adoption of a remote-working visa as part of a push to attract more skilled workers, and their money, to the country.

February 14, 2022
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Top hospital boss sends skills warning to South Africa

Hospital Association of South Africa chief executive Dr Dumisani Bomela has criticised the government’s latest critical skills list for its omission of a number of key medical skills – including nu...

February 14, 2022
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Just 3% of skilled workers want a full office return – and will quit if forced to

Just 3% of white-collar workers want to return to the office five days a week, according to a poll by management consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates, which warned employees will quit if bosse...

February 14, 2022
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business

New job hiring laws planned for South Africa – what you should know

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet has approved the draft national labour migration policy and the draft Employment Services Amendment Bill (ESAB) for public comment.

February 14, 2022
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business

Ramaphosa sends message to businesses in South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says it is untrue that South Africa must choose between a ‘developmental state’ and an expanding private sector that drives growth and employment.

February 14, 2022
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business